Middle School Basketball Prospects Intentionally Failing One Year to Gain Edge

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  1. rob19

    rob19 Soul Rebel Finheaven VIP Donator

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    http://www.nj.com/hssports/blog/boy..._staying_back_in_middle_school_to_get_an.html
     
  2. Bumpus

    Bumpus Are you gonna drink that? Administrator Finheaven VIP

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    Hmmm ... Let's see, parents are actually going along with this BS???

    :bobdole:

    Yep. They're gonna go "Big Time."

    I weep for my country's future.
     
  3. Ferretsquig

    Ferretsquig Perennial All-Pro

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    Its not just sports. You now have parents planning their pregnancies to time the birth right before the cutoff point for mandatory enrollment in schools to give their kid that extra 6 months of an edge. Some developmental psychiatrists actually advise parents to hold their kids back, boys especially if they aren't maturing at the same rate as their peers. In sports these days you have scouting services rating 6th graders....some kids have made millions largely based on the fact that they were so much bigger and more athletic than everyone else in high school.
     

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